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Asian shares fall on jitters over Hong Kong protests

Seattle Times Thursday, 13 June 2019 ()
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower on Thursday as activists in Hong Kong vowed to keep protesting an extradition bill they fear would whittle the Chinese territory’s legal autonomy. The protests threaten to shake confidence in the hub for many regional and international businesses and investors. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng gave up 0.8% […]
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Monday that she has no plans to withdraw a controversial plan to allow extradition to mainland China, despite mass protests against it.

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